Race and Sports: Race and Sports Management, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • Michael Miller University of Texas, San Antonio
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 153215822X
  • ISBN-13: 9781532158223
  • DDC: 796.069
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released March 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This title examines the history of black and Hispanic coaches and managers in professional and college sports. Although opportunities to play sports are increasing for people of color, this title explores why the path from field to front office has been so difficult to navigate. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Breaking Barriers: Bill Russell.
2: Why Diversity Matters.
3: Rising through the NBA Ranks.
4: Gridiron Guidance.
5: From the Diamond to the Dugout.
6: Minority Ownership.
7: Diversity in the Front Office.
8: Integrating League Management and Players’ Unions.
9: Fighting the Stereotypes.
Essential Facts.
Additional Resources.
Source Notes.
About the Authors.